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Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation

The Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation includes forensic medicine, geriatric medicine, occupational therapy, physical therapy, sports medicine and rehabilitation medicine

The department has a clinical direction, and the Units of Occupational Therapy, Geriatric Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine, Sports Medicine, Forensic Medicine, and Physical Therapy are all involved in research and education.

Some of the units also have direct connections with respective clinics at the University Hospital of Umeå.

The department provides education within several basic professional training programs and is also responsible for both occupational therapy, training and physical therapy educational programs.

The department is a part of the Faculty of Medicine.

Forensic Medicine
Forensic Medicine

Forensic medicine is a field of medicine which provides the justice system – police, prosecutor and the courts.

Geriatric Medicine
Geriatric Medicine

Geriatric medicine encompasses the whole range of medical problems - from ethiology to therapy and profylaxis .

Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy

Have a good life! How is our health influenced by our work and occupation? What consequences will an injury or.

Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy concerns promoting health by encouraging movement. From a health perspective the human being is .

Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine

Sports medicine is the aspect of medicine which is theoretically and practically devoted to prevention and tre.

Rehabilitation Medicine
Rehabilitation Medicine

Rehabilitation Medicine includes treatment by multiprofessional teams with a view to minimize impairment and d.

Research